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21 Best Things To Do With Kids in Singapore [2024]

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Things To Do With Kids Singapore

Best Things To Do With Kids Singapore
Best Things To Do With Kids Singapore

You may end up trading some of Singapore’s famous quiet for noise, but your kids will be entertained – and thrilled – with tons of memorable family-friendly activities.

The little red dot has something for nearly every child and parent: museums geared toward little ones; gardens filled with fairies, jungle cruises and butterflies; theme parks; and tours that let curious kids sneak a peek into the lives of firefighters and policemen.

We’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in Singapore that will keep your kids of all ages busy.

Best Things To Do With Kids Singapore

Unique Experiences

1. Art Jamming

Canvas Art Jamming - Let your creativity flow in a relaxing session of Canvas Art Jamming
Art Jamming – Let your creativity flow in a relaxing session of Canvas Art Jamming
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $25 per person
Duration1 to 2.5 Hours + 30 Mins Set-Up & De-brief
Activity TypeIndoor
Websitewww.funempire.com/art-jamming/

Art Jamming is a relax and entertaining family art activity where you make your art while enjoying in a social environment in a non-competitive way.There are provided art materials such as paints, canvases, coffee cup and paper pot for you to creative or join the art expert in the guided session.

This activity is for all age of the participants and it can be a great way for fun & learn as well as developing the creativity and artistic skills of the children. The key benefit of art jamming is that families get a chance to develop their creative side with non-judgement situation and enjoy creating memories together.

2. Bubble Soccer

Bubble Soccer - Have a blast playing soccer while bouncing in a bubble!
Bubble Soccer – Have a blast playing soccer while bouncing in a bubble!
Group SizeFrom 8 to 1000 people
PriceFrom $20 per person
Duration1 to 2 hours
Activity TypeIndoor and Outdoor options available
Where To Bookwww.funempire.com/bubble-soccer/

Bubble Soccer is a combined sport for the family. It mixes standard soccer with the fun of large balls made of inflatable plastic. Players form two teams and play with the balls lightly attached to their bodies. It looks like everyday soccer, but the main difference is that players can collide against each other and bounce away.

This type of exercise has lots of advantages; it improves coordination, agility, and problem-solving skills in a safe manner. Bubble soccer can be enjoyed by all ages because it is mostly a low-effort activity. Since bubble soccer doesn’t involve strict contact, it allows players to enjoy the game and have huge fun without any risk of injuries. Foam balls are used for both indoor and outdoor activities.

3. Laser Tag

Laser Tag - Experience the thrill of a high-energy Laser Tag game
Laser Tag – Experience the thrill of a high-energy Laser Tag game
Team Size6 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $22 per person
Duration1 to 2 hours
Activity TypeIndoor and Outdoor options available
Websitewww.funempire.com/laser-tag/

Laser tag players experience a unique combination of two family activities – a game of tag and a video gamer with guns. Lazer tag or lazer gun which players carry, shoot to a sensor on the other side. This game is suitable for all age groups and is a chance for children to work in teams, communicate with other players, think strategically and learn from the experiences of others.

The main advantage of lazer tag Singapore in relation to the safety of the game for youngsters is its non-contact, risk-free game where young sportsmen can win a competition while feeling secured.

Theme Parks and Playgrounds

4. Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore

You just can’t go wrong taking the kids to Universal Studios Singapore. Even the littlest ones in strollers will love the Transformers ride, while the older ones will be delighted by the Far Far Away Castle and its enchanting princess carriages. Be sure to check the schedule for meet-and-greet with characters and seasonal shows, which make the visit extra magical.

5. Adventure Cove Waterpark

Adventure Cove Waterpark
Adventure Cove Waterpark

Cool off at Adventure Cove Waterpark for thrill-seekers who can zoom down giant water slides or those who just want some lazy river relaxation, along with the Rainbow Reef where children can snorkel amongst tropical fish.

6. Kiztopia

(Credit: Klook)
(Credit: Klook)

Kiztopia is a great place for indoor play, with themed zones for kids to learn as they play. They also have climbing walls and role-play areas to explore.

Educational and Cultural Experiences

7. Science Centre Singapore

(Credit: Science Centre Singapore)
(Credit: Science Centre Singapore)

Stimulate your child’s interest in science at the Science Centre Singapore, where hands-on exhibits, a 17-metre little ones, means there’s plenty to keep them amused. Demonstrations and science shows everyday are fun and informative.

8. ArtScience Museum

(Credit: Art Science Museum)
(Credit: Art Science Museum)

The shifting exhibitions at the ArtScience Museum are a mix of art and technology; you’ll be whizzing through the virtual landscape of Future World, a sprawling digital playground where art and science collide, in no time. It gets high scores for its interactive and immersive features. Family workshops and guided tours are available.

9. National Gallery Singapore

(Credit: National Gallery Singapore)
(Credit: National Gallery Singapore)

There is something more for kids at the National Gallery Singapore than just viewing art. The Children’s Biennale and interactive installations create a fresh and exciting way to engage young audiences through art, while special family tours make it accessible for all.

Nature and Wildlife

10. Gardens by the Bay

(Credit: Gardens by the Bay)
(Credit: Gardens by the Bay)

Gardens by the Bay is a huge horticultural playground: a cool indoor experience at the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, water playgrounds and tree houses in the Children’s Garden and light and sound shows at the Garden Rhapsody in the evenings.

11. Pulau Ubin

(Credit: Wild Singapore)
(Credit: Wild Singapore)

For a slice of alternative Singapore, grab a ferry tip to Pulau Ubin, hire bikes from the jetty and explore its trails, or head to the Chek Jawa Wetlands for a guided nature walk; a trip to the past that grown-ups and their kids will both appreciate.

12. East Coast Park

East Coast Park
East Coast Park

East Coast Park is a fantastic destination for a family outing. It has sandy beaches and plenty of space for spreading a picnic mat and playground or BBQ pits when you have the energy. You could rent some bikes or rollerblades and skate along the scenic coastline if you don’t feel like cycling.

Indoor Entertainment

13. KidsSTOP at Science Centre

(Credit: Sunny City Kids)
(Credit: Sunny City Kids)

Also situated in the Science Centre is KidsSTOP, a specialised centre for STEM education for young children, which uses interaction play areas and themed zones as ways to engage young learners with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

14. Indoor Trampoline Parks

(Credit: BOUNCE Singapore)
(Credit: BOUNCE Singapore)

The kids can jump until they drop at BOUNCE, our favourite indoor trampoline park. The diverse zones offer fun for all ages and levels of skill.

Outdoor Adventures

15. Singapore Zoo

(Credit: Singapore Zoo)
(Credit: Singapore Zoo)

It is a must-see. Kids will love the open enclosures where the animals walk almost freely like in the wild. The Orangutan exhibition and Rainforest Kidzworld, with water splashing and pony riding, are a must. If you go early, you will get to see the feeding sessions and animal shows.

16. Night Safari

(Credit: Night Safari)
(Credit: Night Safari)

Try the Night Safari, a nocturnal zoo of creatures in their natural nighttime environment where you can still see plenty of wildlife. Hop aboard a guided tram ride for an easy tour or take to the trails under the cover of darkness for a closer look. Don’t forget to watch out for the adventurous fishing cat and the chilling Malayan tiger.

17. Jurong Bird Park

(Credit: Visit Singapore)
(Credit: Visit Singapore)

Also try Jurong Bird Park, recently re-located to something more substantial, where 5,000 feathered friends from every continent gather for shows in ‘High Flyers Show’ and ‘Kings of the Skies’. Children can pay for feeding sessions too, or simply hang around to see the birds up close as part of the open-sided theatre.

Day Trips and Getaways

18. Legoland Malaysia

(Credit: KKday)
(Credit: KKday)

Your kids would probably have Legoland Malaysia, located just a short distance away from Singapore, on their wish list. It promises ultimate fun for kids and is full of interactive rides, life-sized Lego buildings, massive playgrounds and a water park. Use this article for transportation tips as well as what not to miss at the park during your visit.

19. Sentosa Island

(Credit: Sentosa)
(Credit: Sentosa)

Sentosa Island has beaches, aquariums, adventure parks and tons of restaurants – enough to keep you entertained for a day trip – including Adventure Cove Waterpark, Universal Studios and S.E.A. Aquarium.

Family-Friendly Attractions

20. S.E.A. Aquarium

(Credit: SEA Aquarium)
(Credit: SEA Aquarium)

At the S.E.A Aquarium, kids can discover a spectacular variety of marine creatures in the open ocean, from coral reef fishes to larger-than-life sharks. Interactive touchpools, thrilling shows and easy-to-navigate displays add to the educational yet entertaining experience.

21. Singapore Cable Cars

(Credit: Klook)
(Credit: Klook)

Fly high in a Singapore Cable Cars ride and discover Singapore like never before. Get a bird’s-eye view of the city and Sentosa Island as you traverse above.

Things To Do With Kids Singapore

A family trip to Singapore doesn’t just have to be an exciting outdoor adventure.

The Lion City boasts kid-friendly museums – great for learning, education and cultural experience; colourful play spaces for creative kids and parents to hang out together; enormous natural parks and wildlife reserves – perfect for discovering new things and learning about the world, as well as thrilling adventure spots, ideal for the little explorers.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you have any questions about things to do with kids in Singapore, you can refer to the frequently asked questions (FAQ) about Best Things To Do With Kids in Singapore below:

What is the best time to visit Singapore with kids?

Anytime is great, but consider visiting during off-peak seasons to avoid the crowds.

Are there any budget-friendly activities for kids in Singapore?

Absolutely, there are many parks and spaces outdoors where citizens can have fun and activities for free or at little cost such as East Coast Park and Children’s Garden at Gardens by the Bay.

Is public transport kid-friendly in Singapore?

Absolutely, Singapore’s public transport system is convenient, safe, and family-friendly.

What are some must-pack items for a trip with kids to Singapore?

Don’t forget to put on sunscreen, wide hat and some loose comfortable clothing (don’t go crazy, it’s still very hot) in the morning so that you can start early. Oh, and bring plenty of water.

Are there good dining options for families in Singapore?

Singapore offers a great deal to choose from when it comes to places to bring your family. Hawker centres – or local hawker restaurants – feature a plethora of cuisines, and restaurant chains from all over the world.

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